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State has $483,000 for wood energy

Daily Journal of Commerce
November 7, 2019
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US West

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Commerce awarded $482,768 in grants to four projects that will provide heat, power, engineered fuel products or significant energy efficiency improvements from wood products. All grants must be matched at least dollar-for-dollar with other sources of non-federal funding. Here are the projects: Darrington Wood Innovation Center; $160,886 to support design of the center; The Lands Council in Spokane; $25,000 for conversion of residual woody debris to biochar; San Juan Islands Conservation District; $181,882 to develop energy and biochar technologies to process woody biomass at several locations; Wind River Biomass Utility in Skamania County; $115,000 to design, procure and test a system for sorting, gathering and transporting woody biomass.

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